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Red Burnished Body and Base Sherd


13/16 x 2 3/16 x 1 3/16 in. (2.1 x 5.6 x 3 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.14.1306
Geography: Asia, Turkey, Tarsus
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Sherds
Culture/Nationality: Prehistoric Anatolian
Collection: Tarsus Excavation
Findspot: Find Spot: Gözlükule, Tarsus, Turkey; Date: Meters:

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  • Anatolian - Refers to the culture and styles that developed in antiquity in the geographical area of modern Turkey.
  • bases - Elements at the bottoms of structures or objects upon which the upper parts rest or are supported; for large objects, bases are often relatively massive. For terminal elements upon which objects rest and that are small in relation to the body of the object, use "feet."
  • Red Burnished - Refers to the pottery style found in Persia around 6000 BCE. The style is characterized by pottery tempered with straw that is covered with a red and often highly polished slip.
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.

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